Reopening of University sports facilities

From 12 April, the majority of University of Bristol Sport facilities will be open, in line with government guidelines. For full details of facilities and activities available, please visit our Latest Updates page. Please remember to book your activity before visiting. 

Swimming pool

Swimming lessons

A varied range of programmes, catering for all standards of swimmers and various aquatic sports. Programme details.

Pay as you go swimming

Students, staff and members of the public can use the pool on a pay as you go basis. For more details see the PAYG page.

Hire the pool

The pool is available to sports clubs and groups for commercial hire. For more information, including cost and availability, download our Facilities hire price list (PDF, 187kB).

Pool dimensions

The swimming pool has six lanes and at full length is 32 metres long. The pool also has a moveable bulkhead, which enables the pool to be divided into two parts.

The pool is set at 25 metres, giving a competition swimming length and a teaching area. The depth of the pool ranges from 1.2 metres at its most shallow point to 3.8 metres at the deepest.

Location and contact details

Find us and get in touch.

Card-only payments

We no longer accept cash payments at the Swimming Pool. Users can pay by contactless card for pay-as-you-go swimming.

Please watch

If you are returning to the Swimming Pool after the covid-closure, please watch this short video below to familiarise yourself with our new policies, put in place to keep you safe when you visit us.

For swim school attendees/parents

If you or your child are returning to swimming lessons after the covid-closure, please watch these two short videos below.


Swim membership options

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